The battle with losing 20 lbs before my next Doctor’s visit continues! I’ve been doing real well sticking to my healthier eating style. (Aside from the necessary trip to Deviant Donuts – totally worth it.) The plan continues to be to change up the style of how I’ve been eating. Cut back on carbs, no sweets, smaller portions. Instead of a tuna grinder for lunch, … Continue reading Trying To Eat “Right” … At A Sports Bar
On my diet – I cheated on my diet! Calm down! Sheesh! It’s been 3 weeks since the annual trip to the doctor I told you all about in my last post. The dreaded “you need to lose weight” conversation. I’ve been so good. I’ve pretty much cut all sweets and carbs out of my diet. And it has not been easy. Let’s go back … Continue reading I Cheated And It Felt Great!
When we had our first kid, it was time to start taking care of myself a little better. That meant that it was time to get an annual physical. Being in my 40s made it even more important. I hated doctors. They would take my blood pressure, temperature and bang my knee with a rubber hammer. Then, just as it would be seemingly over, I’d … Continue reading Getting (a) Physical – The Battle of the Bulge Begins
“You learn something new every day.” Time for this week’s installment of things that I learned. Let’s get to sharing! Getting Older Means Caring Less About Looking Cool I’ve always worn Nikes. ALWAYS! Needed sneakers – BOOM – Nikes. The same size for year and years. However, it was pointed out to me that as I was talking a walk with the family, that my … Continue reading What Did I Learn This Week? – #4 – February 19, 2018
You’re at a party, having a great time, feeling no pain. Then – blammo – that tortilla chip flips the wrong way and the roof of your mouth is ripped apart in a small silent agony. You try to play through. Some more sips of your beer, a little potato chip action with some soothing French onion dip – and you’re feeling better. Then, without … Continue reading When Chips Cut The Roof Of Your Mouth… And Other Annoying Pains
GUIDE #3: STYLE & GROOMING The Modern Man likes to look good – and feel good too! In our 40s, it’s not as easy as it used to be. Here are 8 presents that will keep your Modern Man looking and feeling good too. Mad Viking Beard Co.’s Beard Balm madvikingbeard.com $16.99 Beards used to be thought of what a man grew because he was … Continue reading Mind of the Modern Man 2017 Holiday Gift Guide – Style & Grooming
I’m recently on the other side of the most recent head cold to sweep through my little family. Across the country, Jon is just starting to embark on his own family head cold. Between tissue usage and trips to the juice aisle in the grocery store, I’ve been keeping note on what tips and tricks I’ve amassed over time to help me battle the cold … Continue reading Top 10 Tips: How a Modern Man Fights a Cold